Is a hospital room full of machines and tubes really the best place to spend our final days before we rest in peace? Perhaps not. Here’s Susan Spencer of “48 Hours”:

At age 78 John Hawkins, a New York psychotherapist, and once an avid gardener, was near death from lung disease — and, seemingly, at peace.

“Each time I would come into the apartment, I would give John a hug, and a kiss, you know, and welcome him, and not shy away from the physical state that he was in,” said photographer Joshua Bright.

Hawkins let Bright take pictures of his last days on Earth, at home in hospice care. (…) Read Full Article Here